Kobe 2024 Para Athletics World Championships: Walid Ktila bags silver in Men’s 400m T34 Final


Tunis: Paralympic champion Walid Ktila on Sunday won a silver medal clocking 51m 12s, at the Men’s 400m T34 Final in Kobe Para Athletics Championships (May 17-25, Japan).

Mohammed Nidhal Khelifi for his part, clinched the bronze medal in the Men’s 400m T53 Final, clocking 53m 41s.

Tunisia’s medal tally thus rises to 6 (1 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze).

Raoua Tlili claimed gold in the shot put F41 category shot put (10.15 meters), while Maroua Ibrahmi secured silver in the F32 category women’s club throw (26.60 meters).

The two bronze medals went to Ahmed Ben Moslah in the shot put (F37 category) with a throw of 15.34 meters and Somaya Bousaid in the 1500m race (T13) in 4m 34s 74.

Tunisia is represented by 16 athletes in the Kobe 2024 Para Athletics World Championships, including Raoua Tlili, Walid Ktila, Rajaa jebali, Rouay Jebabli, Somaya Bousaid, Ahmed Ben Moslah, Yousra Ben Jemaa, Yassine Guenichi, Nourhein Belhaj Salem, Bechir Agoubi, Jihen Azaiez, Amen Allah Tissaoui, Saida Neili, Mohamed Nidhal Khli
fi, Samar Ben Koelleb, and Maroua Ibrahmi.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Arab Shooting Championship: Two more silver medals for Tunisia


Tunis: Tunisia has added two new silver medals to its haul at the end of the 10m pistol competition at the Arab Shooting Championship, which is being held in Beni Khalled until May 20, bringing the total number of silver medals to four.

The two new silver medals were won by Olfa Charni-Alaa Othmani in the mixed doubles and Israa Hamza in the intermediate pistol competition.

On the first day of the championships, the national team won two silver medals thanks to Doua Chalghoum, who finished all the events ahead of Egypt’s Hala El-Gouhary with 216.8 points each, forcing a tie-break, which the Egyptian won with a difference of 235.8 points to 234.8, and the Tunisian women’s team of Doua Chalghoum, Olfa Charni and Noura Nasri.

The Arab Shooting Championship is held with the participation of 128 athletes from 9 countries: Tunisia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Mauritania and Algeria.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2024: Tunisia’s Marwa Bouzayani wins 3000m steeplechase


Tunis: Tunisia’s Marwa Bouzayani won the 3000m steeplechase at the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2024, a World Athletics Indoor Tour in Poland, after clocking 9:17:78, the world’s fifth best time this season.

Bouzayani, who is preparing for this summer’s Olympic Games in Paris, took the lead ahead of Spain’s Carolina Robles (9:27:54) and Irene Escribano (9:27:69), while her compatriot Rihab Dhahri had to settle for ninth place with a time of 9:53:90.

Bouzayani will continue her preparations for the Olympic Games by taking part in the Diamond League athletics meetings, the first of which is the Eugene meeting in the United States on Saturday May 25.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Tunisia’s soccer Cup 2023-2024 (Round of 16) – ful results


Tunis: Full results of Tunisia’s soccer Cup 2023-2024 Round of 16 games played over the week-end:

Played Sunday, May 19

Ben Arous:

SC Ben Arous – JS Omrane 2-2 (4-3 on penalty shoot-out)

Monastir:

US Monastir – AS Gabes 2-0

Sakiet Eddaier:

PS Sakiet Eddaier – CA Bizertin 1-2

Zouiten:

Olympique de Beja – ES Jerba 2-1

Played Saturday, May 18

Sfax (cité el Habib):

Al Ahly Sfaxi – Etoile du Sahel 0-1

Played Frday, May 17

Sfax (Mhiri):

OC Kerkennah – AS Marsa 0-2

Gafsa:

EGS Gafsa – S Tunisien 1-6

Korba:

CS Korba – Club Africain 1-2

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Tunisia’s Handball Cup 2023-2024: Esperance ST and C. Africain through to final


Tunis: Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Club Africain have qualified for the final of Tunsia’s handball Cup 2023-2024 after defeating at the semi-finals Sunday EBS Beni Khiar 27-23 in Tunis and EM Mahdia 30-28 in Mahdia, respectively.

Both clubs will also play the Elite handball Championship final.

Played Sunday, May 19

Zouaoui, Tunis:

Esperance de Tunis – EBS Beni Khiar 27-23

Mahdia:

EM Mahdia – Club Africain 28-30

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Kobe 2024 Para Athletics World Championships: Walid Ktila bags silver in Men’s 400m T34 Final


Tunis: Paralympic champion Walid Ktila on Sunday won a silver medal clocking 51m 12s, at the Men’s 400m T34 Final in Kobe Para Athletics Championships (May 17-25, Japan).

Mohammed Nidhal Khelifi for his part, clinched the bronze medal in the Men’s 400m T53 Final, clocking 53m 41s.

Tunisia’s medal tally thus rises to 6 (1 gold, 2 silver, and 3 bronze).

Raoua Tlili claimed gold in the shot put F41 category shot put (10.15 meters), while Maroua Ibrahmi secured silver in the F32 category women’s club throw (26.60 meters).

The two bronze medals went to Ahmed Ben Moslah in the shot put (F37 category) with a throw of 15.34 meters and Somaya Bousaid in the 1500m race (T13) in 4m 34s 74.

Tunisia is represented by 16 athletes in the Kobe 2024 Para Athletics World Championships, including Raoua Tlili, Walid Ktila, Rajaa jebali, Rouay Jebabli, Somaya Bousaid, Ahmed Ben Moslah, Yousra Ben Jemaa, Yassine Guenichi, Nourhein Belhaj Salem, Bechir Agoubi, Jihen Azaiez, Amen Allah Tissaoui, Saida Neili, Mohamed Nidhal Khli
fi, Samar Ben Koelleb, and Maroua Ibrahmi.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Arab Shooting Championship: Two more silver medals for Tunisia


Tunis: Tunisia has added two new silver medals to its haul at the end of the 10m pistol competition at the Arab Shooting Championship, which is being held in Beni Khalled until May 20, bringing the total number of silver medals to four.

The two new silver medals were won by Olfa Charni-Alaa Othmani in the mixed doubles and Israa Hamza in the intermediate pistol competition.

On the first day of the championships, the national team won two silver medals thanks to Doua Chalghoum, who finished all the events ahead of Egypt’s Hala El-Gouhary with 216.8 points each, forcing a tie-break, which the Egyptian won with a difference of 235.8 points to 234.8, and the Tunisian women’s team of Doua Chalghoum, Olfa Charni and Noura Nasri.

The Arab Shooting Championship is held with the participation of 128 athletes from 9 countries: Tunisia, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Iraq, Egypt, United Arab Emirates, Mauritania and Algeria.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2024: Tunisia’s Marwa Bouzayani wins 3000m steeplechase


Tunis: Tunisia’s Marwa Bouzayani won the 3000m steeplechase at the Janusz Kusocinski Memorial 2024, a World Athletics Indoor Tour in Poland, after clocking 9:17:78, the world’s fifth best time this season.

Bouzayani, who is preparing for this summer’s Olympic Games in Paris, took the lead ahead of Spain’s Carolina Robles (9:27:54) and Irene Escribano (9:27:69), while her compatriot Rihab Dhahri had to settle for ninth place with a time of 9:53:90.

Bouzayani will continue her preparations for the Olympic Games by taking part in the Diamond League athletics meetings, the first of which is the Eugene meeting in the United States on Saturday May 25.

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Tunisia’s soccer Cup 2023-2024 (Round of 16) – ful results


Tunis: Full results of Tunisia’s soccer Cup 2023-2024 Round of 16 games played over the week-end:

Played Sunday, May 19

Ben Arous:

SC Ben Arous – JS Omrane 2-2 (4-3 on penalty shoot-out)

Monastir:

US Monastir – AS Gabes 2-0

Sakiet Eddaier:

PS Sakiet Eddaier – CA Bizertin 1-2

Zouiten:

Olympique de Beja – ES Jerba 2-1

Played Saturday, May 18

Sfax (cité el Habib):

Al Ahly Sfaxi – Etoile du Sahel 0-1

Played Frday, May 17

Sfax (Mhiri):

OC Kerkennah – AS Marsa 0-2

Gafsa:

EGS Gafsa – S Tunisien 1-6

Korba:

CS Korba – Club Africain 1-2

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse

Tunisia’s Handball Cup 2023-2024: Esperance ST and C. Africain through to final


Tunis: Esperance Sportive de Tunis and Club Africain have qualified for the final of Tunsia’s handball Cup 2023-2024 after defeating at the semi-finals Sunday EBS Beni Khiar 27-23 in Tunis and EM Mahdia 30-28 in Mahdia, respectively.

Both clubs will also play the Elite handball Championship final.

Played Sunday, May 19

Zouaoui, Tunis:

Esperance de Tunis – EBS Beni Khiar 27-23

Mahdia:

EM Mahdia – Club Africain 28-30

Source: Agence Tunis Afrique Presse